Period
to 23 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Development Operations Engineer
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 83 -
Rank change year-on-year +17 - +111
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 46 23 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.98% 1.55% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 1.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 0
Milton Keynes median daily rate £475 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% - -
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £463 £400 -
% change year-on-year +15.63% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 1,468 1,415 1,352
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.20% 95.41% 96.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 802 735 729
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £270 £257
90th Percentile £550 £544 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 48 45
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.03 £16.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.69% +35.42% -17.24%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.94 £8.50
90th Percentile £21.30 £18.00 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £17.13 £14.00
% change year-on-year -17.96% +22.32% -8.20%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Milton Keynes

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps Engineer in Milton Keynes

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps Engineer in Milton Keynes

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, DevOps Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 46 (100.00%) DevOps
2 38 (82.61%) Jenkins
3 36 (78.26%) Linux
4 24 (52.17%) Git (software)
5 23 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
6 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (43.48%) IBM
7 19 (41.30%) OpenShift
8 17 (36.96%) Docker
9 16 (34.78%) Ansible
10 15 (32.61%) Continuous Delivery
10 15 (32.61%) Python
10 15 (32.61%) Java
11 13 (28.26%) Middleware
12 12 (26.09%) Microservices
12 12 (26.09%) RESTful
12 12 (26.09%) Configuration Management
12 12 (26.09%) Shell Script
13 11 (23.91%) Red Hat
13 11 (23.91%) JIRA
13 11 (23.91%) Confluence
13 11 (23.91%) PaaS
13 11 (23.91%) MongoDB
14 10 (21.74%) NuoDB
14 10 (21.74%) IaaS
14 10 (21.74%) Redis
14 10 (21.74%) Load Balancing
14 10 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (21.74%) Windows
14 10 (21.74%) JBoss

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (23.91%) Confluence
2 10 (21.74%) JBoss
3 9 (19.57%) WebLogic
3 9 (19.57%) WebSphere
4 8 (17.39%) OpenStack
5 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
6 2 (4.35%) IIS
7 1 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (2.17%) CMS
7 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.17%) EPiServer
7 1 (2.17%) nginx
7 1 (2.17%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 23 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (41.30%) OpenShift
3 11 (23.91%) PaaS
4 10 (21.74%) IaaS
5 9 (19.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 9 (19.57%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (19.57%) Amazon ELB
5 9 (19.57%) Amazon S3
5 9 (19.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (6.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (6.52%) SaaS
7 2 (4.35%) GitHub
7 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (2.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) SSL
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) MongoDB
2 10 (21.74%) NuoDB
2 10 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (21.74%) Redis
3 9 (19.57%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.35%) MySQL
6 1 (2.17%) DB2
6 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (82.61%) Jenkins
2 24 (52.17%) Git (software)
3 11 (23.91%) JIRA
4 9 (19.57%) TeamCity
5 8 (17.39%) Gradle
5 8 (17.39%) Selenium
6 3 (6.52%) Maven
6 3 (6.52%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (4.35%) Artifactory
7 2 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.17%) git-flow
8 1 (2.17%) GitLab
8 1 (2.17%) MSBuild
8 1 (2.17%) SonarQube
General
1 9 (19.57%) Back Office
1 9 (19.57%) Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) Middleware
2 12 (26.09%) RESTful
3 8 (17.39%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (13.04%) REST
4 6 (13.04%) Web Services
5 4 (8.70%) Node.js
5 4 (8.70%) XML
6 3 (6.52%) JSON
6 3 (6.52%) SOAP
7 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.35%) LAMP
7 2 (4.35%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (4.35%) RAML
7 2 (4.35%) Spring
7 2 (4.35%) Spring Boot
7 2 (4.35%) Swagger
7 2 (4.35%) YAML
8 1 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (2.17%) iOS SDK
8 1 (2.17%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 36 (78.26%) Linux
2 10 (21.74%) Windows
3 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.35%) Unix
5 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.17%) CentOS
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) DevOps
2 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (32.61%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (26.09%) Configuration Management
4 12 (26.09%) Microservices
5 10 (21.74%) Load Balancing
6 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.70%) Open Source
6 4 (8.70%) TDD
7 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.52%) Process Improvement
8 1 (2.17%) BDD
8 1 (2.17%) iOS Development
8 1 (2.17%) ITIL
8 1 (2.17%) Load Testing
8 1 (2.17%) Pair Programming
8 1 (2.17%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.17%) Protective Monitoring
8 1 (2.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) Java
1 15 (32.61%) Python
2 12 (26.09%) Shell Script
3 7 (15.22%) Bash Shell
4 4 (8.70%) SQL
5 3 (6.52%) C#
5 3 (6.52%) Ruby
6 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.35%) VBScript
7 1 (2.17%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.17%) Korn
7 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.17%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) GCP
System Software
1 17 (36.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (34.78%) Ansible
2 9 (19.57%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (17.39%) Terraform
4 1 (2.17%) Kibana
4 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.17%) logstash
4 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (43.48%) IBM
2 11 (23.91%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.35%) Google
4 1 (2.17%) Apple
4 1 (2.17%) F5
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Percona